By Markus Rathey
Each year, Johann Sebastian Bach’s significant vocal works are played to mark liturgical milestones within the Christian calendar. Written via a well known Bach pupil, this concise and available publication presents an advent to the track and cultural contexts of the composer’s so much liked masterpieces, together with the Magnificat, Christmas Oratorio, and St. John Passion.
as well as supplying old info, each one bankruptcy highlights major aspects—such because the theology of love—of a selected piece. This penetrating quantity is the 1st to regard the vocal works as a complete, exhibiting how the compositions have been embedded of their unique performative context in the liturgy in addition to discussing Bach’s musical variety, from the specified point of person activities to the overarching points of every paintings. released within the method of Easter while lots of those vocal works are played, this amazing quantity will attract informal concertgoers and students alike.
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Bach's Major Vocal Works: Music, Drama, Liturgy by Markus Rathey